Chapter 47. Sleep Apnoea/Hypopnoea Syndrome

  1. Anthony Seaton CBE, BA, MD, FRCP, FRCPE, FFOM, FMedSci1,2,
  2. Douglas Seaton MD, FRCP3 and
  3. The late A. Gordon Leitch Bsc, MB, PhD, FRCPE, FCCP
  1. Neil J. Douglas

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470695999.ch47

Crofton and Douglas's Respiratory Diseases, Fifth Edition

Crofton and Douglas's Respiratory Diseases, Fifth Edition

How to Cite

Douglas, N. J. (2000) Sleep Apnoea/Hypopnoea Syndrome, in Crofton and Douglas's Respiratory Diseases, Fifth Edition (eds A. Seaton, D. Seaton and A. G. Leitch), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470695999.ch47

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Professor of Environmental & Occupational Medicine, University of Aberdeen, Scotland

  2. 2

    Honorary Consultant Physician, Aberdeen Royal Hospital NHS Trust

  3. 3

    Consultant Physician, Department of Respiratory Medicine, The Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust, Suffolk, England

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780865428577

Online ISBN: 9780470695999

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Keywords:

  • sleep apnoea;
  • polysomnography;
  • hypoventilation;
  • epidemiology;
  • airway

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Epidemiology

  • Mechanisms of Upper Airway Narrowing

  • Consequences of Upper Airway Narrowing

  • Clinical Features

  • Consequences of Sleep Apnoea

  • Differential Diagnosis

  • Diagnosis

  • Treatment

  • Central Sleep Apnoea

  • Training

  • Conclusions

  • References